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CSPAN
Nov 26, 2009 2:00pm EST
decisions but was supported. barack obama, the president, wrote an essay in the book that was sort of honoring sol. so there are a lot of people have -- >> president obama also worked as an attorney for acorn, or isn't that true? >> he gives. >> said people say he did not. do you know if he did or didn't work for acorn? >> was he a paid staff lawyer for acorn, no. but were the case that acorn was involved in that they would refer to obama, yes there were. i actually talk about a case that is related to the financial crisis in the book. it evolved in 1994 days in chicago where they were three individuals african-americans who claimed they were being racially discriminated against by citibank. because they were denied mortgages and home loans. in their complaint, they admit that they have bad credit. but the argument made by the attorneys is this the still racial discrimination. and they represented a violation not only of the fair credit act but also the 13th amendment of the constitution which the amendment that abolished slavery. what's interesting is citibank, barack obama was on
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2009 12:00pm EST
and the clinton and a second bush and ann obama. how does this happen? >> guest: first of all there has not been a change in any of the regulations that come on to the financial world between any of those to administration changes. we hope there will be. >> host: let me back that up. this raises a very interesting point. not a democrat or republican. what you are essentially saying, are these kind of key financial issues of how we do with wall street into is head of the fed? >> guest: it seems like one of the least partisan things in washington because if you look at just the two regulations that were passed, the continuation of fed chairman under the changes of republican to democrat both times there is not a tremendous amount of difference. in fact there is more financial deregulation done under clinton than there was under the first. >> host: and the secretary of the treasury. >> guest: yes, who happens to also be a cozy zero of goldman sachs which is this whole whole, the revolving door from wall street and ultimately into the presidency. whether or not there is a democrat or republican sout
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2009 12:00pm EST
and a book honoring him. >> president obama worked as said an attorney for acorn? did he or did he not? >> guest: was he a paid staff lawyer for acorn? no. where their cases that a:was involved in that they would refer to obama's? yes. roi talk about a case related to the financial crisis and the book in chicago where there were three individuals who claim they were being racially discriminated against by city big because they were denied mortgages. in their complaint they admit they have bad credit but the argument made business was still racial discrimination and represented a violation not only of the fair credit act but the 13th amendment which is that abolished slavery. what is interesting is citibank and barack obama was one of the attorneys representing the plaintiffs and they did but another bank did. they did not want the publicity or high legal bills with acorn. with three individuals barack obama and others to seven after congress passed well lot? community reinvestment act? >> guest: yes. 1994. so citibank saddles and each plaintiff gets $20,000. they were three individuals
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2009 12:00am EST
a first bush clinton and a second bush and obama? >> guest: first of all, there has not been a change in the new regulations that come on to the financial world between any of the to administration changes. >> host: i will back up. raising an interesting point*, not a democratic republic in body essentially would you are saying the differences everyday, the key financial issues how we do with wall street and who is head of the fed. >> it seems like one of the least partisan things in washington because if you look at the sheer regulations that are passed the continuation of the fed chairman under the changes from republican to democrat both times, there is not a tremendous amount of difference. there is more financial deregulation done under clinton. >> host: and secretary of treasury? >> guest: who also was associated with goldman sachs. this has to do with wall street and it comes from the presidency webber not there is a democratic republic 10. >> host: paulson was also there it. >> guest: he was there and ahead of goldman sachs jimmy cayne treasury secretary in the republican unde
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2009 9:00pm EST
and a second bush and ann obama. how does this happen? >> first of all there hasn't been a change in the regulations that come on to the financial world between any of those to the administration changes. we hope there would be. texted me back that one up. not a democrat or republican. but what you are essentially saying collodi's kind of key financial issues and how we do with wall street, it's not safe to be a heck of a lot different. >> this seems like one of the least partisan things in washington. if you look at just the two regulations that were passed, the continuation of the fed chairman under the changes from republican to democrat bill * there isn't a tremendous amount of difference. in fact there is more financial deregulation done under clinton than there was under the first. >> and the secretary of the treasury. >> the secretary of the treasury to happened also to be affiliated with goldman sachs. this revolving door from wall street and goldman sachs into the presidency. whether or not there is a democrat or republican president. >> when i was there. yes. he was head
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2009 3:00pm EST
barack obama has got in the white house and the notion of slick obama is not there. but he says right up front the gun lobby is too dangerous to take on. here is clinton doing the brady bill, the assault weapon ban and right through his taking on gun lobby, tobacco industry. and get the mantra that he doesn't believe in anything and he only seeks out the positive through polls. somehow that got established i don't know. >> host: clinton wanted to do this for history's sake, but a lot of people had misgivings. the lawyers didn't think it was a good idea. the staff didn't think it was a good idea. why did the first lady think it was not a good idea? >> guest: she didn't trust it would come out. i don't know whether that meant she didn't trust me i was afraid some point i would just have to be busing to kill somebody or something. but i tried -- i gave her a little dictaphone machine for christmas what. i told her that this was the most unusual first leadership and she should try to keep a record of it because most people wouldn't believe the level of council that she has had in the role th
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2009 10:00pm EST
but that doesn't necessarily mean they have to be president and i think senator obama with his unique background and coming out of nowhere if you will shows there is plenty of people in this country who are really qualified to be president and we don't have to go back to these families all the time. >> doctor the corrigan, author of american royalty, the bush and clinton families and the danger
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2009 2:00am EST
to pass legislation that will place a higher tax burden on small businesses. and president obama has pledged to let the bush tax cuts expire. so small business can expect at least two tax hits in two years. a radio journalist from back home asked me this morning if measures are being taken in congress to alleviate unemployment. my reply was, no. unfortunately there is a kind of war on free enterprise going on in washington now. and i'm told that war has ended. unemployment will not drop. we should be be encouraging job growth and not destroying jobs with bills like this so-called health reform. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from virginia rise? >> ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. goodlatte: the reviews are starting to come in on house speaker nancy pelosi's health care reform proposal. and those reviews are pretty serious. in my home state the "richmond times
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